Rumanian Soldiers receive the Iron Cross Second Class (1942)

Throughout World War II, Germany counted on official Allies and volunteers from nations and individuals that sympathized with its goals. The difference between them was that while Allies fought independently under their own flag on the Axis side, Foreign volunteers joined the Wehrmacht and fought under the German flag.  Both Axis Allies and Foreign Volunteers will be covered on these pages.


Axis Allies

Bulgaria Croatia Finland Hungary
Italy Romania Slovakia Vichy France

Foreign Legions

Belgium Denmark Estonia Netherlands
Norway Spain Sweden USSR

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